MS. Bodl. 795
Summary Catalogue no.: 2644
Table of contents for the following work (fifteenth-century addition)
Fol. vii r-v blank.
Alphabetical index to the preceding work, combined with a medical lexicon. Arranged in three columns (‘virtus prima’, ‘virtus tercia’, ‘virtus secunda’) of which the second (‘tercia’ relates to Holme's work. Columns ‘prima’ and ‘secunda’ have no entries from fol. 250 onwards.
Fols. 308r-309v blank.
Fols. 1r-244v: 2 cols., c. 49–53 lines, column space 185 × 55–65 mm.
Fols. 245r-307v: 3 cols., c. 41–46 lines, central column 180 × 55 mm. , outer columns 180 × 40 mm.
Written by Willelmus Bedmistre (colophon, fol. 244v, but fols. 245–309 are probably in the same hand), on whom see Emden, BRUO, I.147, where he is identified as the scribe of London, British Library, Royal MS. 10 A. xviii, and Worcester, Cathedral Library, MS. Q. 45.
Initial 'I' extending into border (fol. 1). (Pächt and Alexander iii.898)
Fols. 1r-244v: paraphs, underlining in red.
Fols. 245r-307v: initials in blue with penwork flourishing in red.
Short account of William Holme added, fol. iv verso, sixteenth century.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2019-04-02: Description revised from Waston, Pächt and Alexander, SC, and observation of manuscript.